Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Final Update: Crash Blocks Traffic at the I84/I86 Junction East of Burley

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 10/31/18 1:29 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On October 30, 2018, at approximately 2:58 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a multiple-vehicle injury crash on westbound Interstate 84 at milepost 221.5, east of Burley in Cassia County.

John Greigg, 31, of Sonoma, CA, was driving a 2018 Ford F250 eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 221.5. Kolton King, 49, of Layton, UT, was driving westbound on Interstate 84 in a 2017 Freightliner commercial vehicle pulling two trailers. Greigg attempted to make a u turn from the eastbound lane of travel to the westbound lane of travel in a two lane construction zone and was struck by King. The Ford exited the interstate off the westbound shoulder. The Freightliner and one trailer rolled and came to rest on the westbound shoulder. The second trailer King was towing came unhooked and entered the eastbound lane of travel and struck a 2018 Petebilt commercial vehicle, driven by Rodney Parshall, 49, of Park Hill, MO. The second trailer then overturned blocking both eastbound and westbound lanes. The Peterbilt came to rest on the right shoulder.

Greigg was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. King, Parshall, and his passenger Samantha Parshall, 46, also of Park Hill, were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Hospital in Burley.

Both eastbound and westbound lanes of travel were blocked for approximately two and a half hours.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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All lanes of travel are back open. Further information will be released when available.



At this time, the Idaho State Police is investigating a crash at the Junction of I86 and I84 east of Burley. There are multiple vehicles involved, including two semi trucks, and both eastbound and westbound traffic is blocked. More information will be relayed as it becomes available.